Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 263 km west of Arequipa, Peru, on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 20:11 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 37 km depth
13 Jan 01:04 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 5 hours.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.34°S / 74°W (Peru)
Nearest volcano: Sara Sara (127 km / 79 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Atico (pop: 199)
141 km (88 mi) WNW of Camana (Camaná) (pop: 16,400)
147 km (91 mi) S of Coracora (Parinacochas) (pop: 7,420)
165 km (103 mi) SE of San Juan de Marcona (pop: 12,800)
173 km (107 mi) SE of Minas de Marcona (Nazca) (pop: 15,500)
196 km (122 mi) SSE of Nazca (pop: 23,600)
263 km (164 mi) W of Arequipa (pop: 841,100)
579 km (360 mi) SE of Lima (pop: 7,737,000)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||37 km||Near Coast Of Southern Peru||EMSC|
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